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New Archival Collections

The Leo Baeck Institute is continually collecting new archival materials related to the history of German-speaking Jews.

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LBI Collections in Other Portals

The LBI works with other libraries and consortia to integrate our collections into their search portals so that they are discoverable in context with other similar materials.

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Rabbi Walter Plaut and the 1961 Freedom Ride

The story of Rabbi Walter Plaut's (1919–1964) participation in the Interfaith Freedom Ride in 1961, told based on the Walter Plaut Scrapbook in the collection of the LBI Archives.

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Austrian Heritage Collection

The Austrian Heritage Collection documents the history of Austrian-Jewish émigrés who fled to the US during the Nazi years through oral history interviews and collection of archival materials.

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Norbert Troller

Norbert Troller, a Czech Jewish architect, provides an eye witness account to the infamous Theresienstadt ghetto through his art.

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Johanna Meyer: The Radio Princess

Johanna Meyer-Lövinson (1874-1958) captivated audiences with her literature readings. She was one of the first women on the radio in Germany and a friend and promoter of German authors and literature.

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Jews in Upper Silesia

A brief history of the Upper Silesian Jewish community and a comprehensive guide to LBI's Upper Silesian collections.

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David Ludwig Bloch

David Ludwig Bloch, a deaf printmaker from Bavaria, created vivid depictions of life as a refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto in the 1940s and focused his attention on the Holocaust in his later career.

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Lene Schneider-Kainer

Lene Schneider-Kainer lived an illustrious and adventurous life. Born in late 19th century Vienna, she traveled widely, all the way to China and photographed what she saw.

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